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2020 MotoGP Cancelled Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2020 MotoGP Cancelled Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2020 - 16:45

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Welcome to our 2020 MotoGP Cancelled Grand Prix commentary.

The 2020 Cancelled Grand Prix took place on Monday March 9, 2020. Read our MotoGP live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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Nagashima (1st): "Shoya was like a brother to me, because when I started racing we were always together. He taught me a lot. Also I remember when he won the race here, so I can't believe my first win is at the same place. Unbelievable! I want to say thanks to Shoya, my family, my sponsors and my team. I'm very happy!"

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Moto2 Race – Results: Nagashima, Baldassarri, Bastianini, Roberts, Gardner, Navarro, Schrotter, Canet, Vierge, Luthi, Bendsneyder, Bezzecchi, di Giannantonio…

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Nagashima takes a brilliant and emotional debut victory, 10 years after late countryman Shoya Tomizawa.

Baldassarri and Bastianini completed the podium ahead of Roberts, who still claims his best ever grand prix finish.

A fading Marini clashes with Dixon at the final corner, leaving the Italian on the ground and holding his wrist.

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Last lap and Nagashima has a debut victory in his hands providing he doesn't make a big mistake.

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And now Gardner has joined the podium fight, behind Navarro!

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Nagashima bolts 0.8s clear of the field with 2 laps to go. Baldassarri, Bastianini, Roberts and  Navarro fighting for rest of podium.

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Nagashima leads on his Red Bull Ajo debut, can he honour late countryman Shoya Tomizawa's 2010 victory in the perfect manner?

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3 to go: Baldassarri, Bastianini, Nagashima, Roberts, Navarro.

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Marini is fading fast while Bastianini is now second behind Baldassarri.

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Baldassarri dives under Roberts to take the lead.

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Marini runs slightly wide and is passed by both Roberts and Baldassarri! 5 to go.

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Marini is being hunted down by Roberts, Baldassarri, Nagashima et al.

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Roberts responds! The American, running the hard front tyre, pulls a few tenths back from Marini.

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Marini suddenly pulls a near 1-sec lead over Roberts. Crucial moment of the race as the Italian tries to break clear and avoid a victory showdown in the closing stages.

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10 laps to go: Marini, Roberts, Martin, Baldassarri, Vierge, Nagashima, Bezzecchi, Navarro, Gardner, Canet...

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Further down the order title runner-up Thomas Luthi is only 13th, team-mate Marcel Schrotter 14th, Jake Dixon 17th and Hafizh Syahrin 20th.

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14 to go and Roberts slipstreams into the race lead but immediately runs wide at turn one and hands the advantage back to Marini.

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Roberts is now in Marini's slipstream and building his confidence, fighting at the front of a Moto2 race.